While it is actually normal for teens to use electronic devices more often than parents like, too much can be unhealthy. But how do you know how much is too much? And what do you do next? There are programs and centers to help.
reSTART - The nation's first center specializing in the treatment of problematic internet, video game and technology use.
Outback Therapeutic Expeditions - A wilderness therapy program for teens.
Problematic & Risky Internet Use Screening Scale - An assessment specifically tailored to adolescents and young adults.
Bradford Regional Medical Center - Counseling and treatment for adults 18 years of age and older.
The Center for Internet & Technology Addiction - Founded by Dr. David Greenfield, one of the world's latest voices on internet, computer and digital media behavior.
Internet Gaming Order in the DSM 5 - In the fifth edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5), Internet Gaming Disorder is identified in Section III as a condition warranting more clinical research and experience before it might be considered for inclusion in the main book as a formal disorder.
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